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Statsguru: India's NFHS highlights some known, and some unknown facts

We look at distribution of 10 large and 10 small states of India across eight health and socioeconomic indicators in four chart that plot one indicator against another

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Abhishek Waghmare Pune
India’s fifth National Family Health Survey underlines important —some known, some unknown — facts about public health, especially, women’s well-being in the country. The findings of the survey pertain to the reference period 2019-20.

We look at distribution of 10 large and 10 small states of India across eight health and socioeconomic indicators in four chart that plot one indicator against another.

For instance, chart 1 plots states across two parameters: Proportion of children who got adequate diet in the age of 6-23 months, and the proportion of children in the age of 6-59 months who are iron deficient. It

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First Published: Dec 21 2020 | 6:10 AM IST

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